11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
1/4/2016
Observer Name: 
Reed kennard
Region: 
Moab
Location Name or Route: 
Tele gold
Weather
Sky: 
Overcast
Wind Direction: 
Southeast
Wind Speed: 
Strong
Weather Comments: 
Windy overcast day up in gold basin with loose snow being blown around. On our way down the mountain we noticed that a wind slab had cut loose at the bottom of the burn off.
Snow Characteristics
Snow Characteristics Comments: 
Variable conditions on Tele gold today with sparsely covered avalanche debris, soft wind slabs and recycled powder.
Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Wind Loading
Poor Snowpack Structure
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Wind Drifted Snow
Trend: 
Increasing Danger
Avalanche Problem #2
Type: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Trend: 
Same
Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
Moderate
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
Moderate
Snow Profile Coordinates: 
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